Ferndale

Ferndale Library’s Lost Revenue Causes Budget Cuts

June 26th 2013

Ferndale Library’s Lost Revenue Causes Budget Cuts (FPL Press Release, June 26, 2013) On Thursday, June 20th, the Ferndale Public Library Board of Trustees approved several revisions to the library’s 2014 budget, which included using $80,000 from the reserve fund. This followed a June 4th special meeting held to discuss their options after learning that […]

Kids Help Plant Trees in Arbor Day Forest (video)

June 25th 2013

Kids Help Plant Trees in Arbor Day Forest (video) (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 25, 2013) Campers from the Kulick Center Summer Program joined the Department of Public Works and the Beautification Commission for the annual tree planting in the Arbor Day Forest at Oppenheimer Park on Tuesday. Two dozen youngsters aged 5-12 listened as Parks […]

Wider I-75 in the Works and other SEMCOG Plans Approved

June 21st 2013

Wider I-75 in the Works and other SEMCOG Plans Approved (C. Proxmire, June 21, 2013) Despite resolutions against it by the cities of Ferndale, Hazel Park and Detroit, The Southeastern Michigan Council of Government (SEMCOG) voted this week to approve their 2040 Regional Transit Plan that includes the widening of I-75. According to the plan, […]

Mayor and Congressman Getting a Taste of Poverty to Protest Food Program Cuts

June 11th 2013

Mayor and Congressman Getting a Taste of Poverty to Protest Food Program Cuts (C. Proxmire, June 11, 2013) Ferndale Mayor Dave Coulter and US Congressman Sander Levin are taking a stand against cuts to food programs, by getting a first-hand taste of life on a food-stamp-sized budget. As part of the Food Research and Action […]

Ferndale Launches New Website

June 3rd 2013

Ferndale Launches New Website (City of Ferndale Press Release, June 25, 2013) On Tuesday, June 25th, the City of Ferndale will launch their new official website under the new domain www.ferndalemi.gov. The launch of the new site marks an important step toward City Council’s objectives to make prodigious strides in digital government, communication, and technology […]

Links to Government Websites

March 30th 2013

Links to Government Websites United States www.usa.gov The White House www.whitehouse.gov U.S. Senate www.senate.gov U.S. House of Representatives www.house.gov U.S. Supreme Court www.supremecourtus.gov Michigan www.michigan.gov Michigan Senate www.senate.michigan.gov Michigan House of Representatives www.house.michigan.gov Michigan Courts courts.michigan.gov Michigan House Fiscal Agency www.house.mi.gov/hfa/home.asp Michigan Senate Fiscal Agency www.senate.michigan.gov/sfa/ Oakland County www.oakgov.com Cities Auburn Hills www.auburnhills.org Berkley www.berkleymich.org […]

Ferndale 115 News Founder’s Interview on Art & Design Program

February 1st 2013

Ferndale 115 News Founder’s Interview on Art & Design Program (Feb. 1, 2013) The work of the Ferndale 115 News is growing beyond the city’s four square miles, and recently Editor & Publisher Crystal Proxmire had the opportunity to talk about that work on the Art & Design Show out of Bloomfield Township. The show […]

Sledding at Martin Road Hill

December 27th 2012

Sledding at Martin Road Hill is a time-honored tradition in Ferndale, enjoyable by children and adults. The snow and sunshine made for a perfect sledding day on Dec. 27, with many kids home on vacation from school.

Pamphlets from the Past: Historical Society website shows…

July 7th 2010

Pamphlets from the Past: Historical Society website shows what was, and what could have been (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 13, 2010)   Can you imagine a Ferndale Mall, centered in the middle of a “Ring Road” alternative to 9 Mile?  Or what City Hall must have been like in the 40s and 50s when city […]

Couple Finds Tombstone in Backyard, Possible Grave

June 11th 2010

Couple Finds Tombstone in Backyard, Possible Grave (Crystal A. Proxmire, June 11, 2010) When Wayne and Sarah Maki purchased their house at 1527 Pearson they had no idea that their 1929-built home came with a 200-year-old mystery buried in the back yard. “We were roto-tilling our backyard to lay down new grass seed, and it […]